Antech Converting (formerly Rimor Converting)


Antech Converting (Formerly Rimor Converting) is the UK’s premier producer of web handling equipment for the print, paper, films and packaging industry.  Antech and our partners Boschert, Haehne, Alum-a-lift & Tiltlock manufacture and supply a comprehensive range of products including:-

  • Lightweight aluminium Air Shafts
  • Differential Shafts
  • Carbon Fibre Air Shafts
  • Lug Type & Leaftype Airshafts
  • Tyre Chucks & Air Chucks
  • Mechanical and Air operated chucks
  • Safety Chucks
  • Bespoke Lifting Equipment
  • Bowed spreader rollers and many other associated products.

Antech are the official distributors for the following companies:-

Boschert - Safety Chucks, Brakes & Clutches - Boschert are renowned market leaders in the manufacture of Safety Chucks, Brakes and Tension Control Systems. Designed and extensively used throughout the paper, films, printing and converting markets to satisfy a comprehensive range of winding, unwind and roll-handling applications. Options include manual, automatic and side-lay chucks with flexible mountings.

HAEHNE - Web tension control equipment - Haehne’s products, include a range of measuring elements utilising the strain gauge principle, suitable for measuring both compression and tension forces. Other products in the range including amplifiers and controllers enable Antech to offer their clients full closed loop control solutions, either stand alone, or suitable for being incorporated into existing control equipment. Amplifiers and Controllers are available ATEX approved and therefore suitable for use in hazardous areas, amplifiers compatible for use with the following bus systems - CANopen, Profibus, Devicenet and InterBus are also available.

TiltLock - Mechanical Core Chucks - The Tilt-Lock principle is the most advanced design today, providing a truly dependable method in chucking. Thousands of companies in a wide variety of industries are realising major savings in production by converting to Tilt-Lock. Tilt-Lock teeth automatically engage to the core by the relative motion of the roll to the shaft or shaft to the roll. Tooth lock-up is instant, no tools are used.

Alum-A-Lift - Bespoke Ergonomic Lifting Devices - As an established and innovative producer of specialised lifting equipment, Alum-A-Lift inc design and manufacture bespoke, easy to use handling solutions for an extensive range of applications and industries. Tooling is designed to optimise retention, positioning and safe manoeuvrability of the payload.

Lug, Leaf, Strip & Differential Airshafts

Antech manufacture in the UK various types of Air Shafts ranging from 11mm to over 300mm including Lug Type Air Shafts, Continuous Stripshafts, Carbon Fibre Airshafts, Lightweight Aluminium Extruded Air Shafts and Leaf Shafts.

Boschert Safety Chucks and Brakes

Boschert are the leading manufacturers of Safety Chucks, Brakes & Tension Control equipment. The products are known worldwide as the leaders in their field of products. Boschert Safety Chucks can be supplied in either Pedestal or Flange mounting to suit many configurations with a range suitable for square shaft ends from 14mm to 230mm. All chucks can be supplied with Brakes fitted to the Backshaft with Automatic & Sidelay versions also available

Haehne Tension Control

Haehnes range consists of Force Sensors, Strain Gauge Amplifier and PID Controllers especially for drive controls of unwind and rewind machines for various types of materials.

Airchucks, Tyre Chucks & Mechanical Chucks

We manufacture & supply various designs of Air Chucks, Pneumatic & Mechanical Chucks. The chucks that we supply can either fit on to existing Airshafts for larger cores or fit via flange mounting.

Bowed Rollers & Rollers

Bowed Rollers, often referred to as "Spreader Rollers" or "Banana Rollers", are suitable for applications within textile, paper and plastics industries to eliminate creases and wrinkles from the material being processed. Read More

Differential Shafts & Rings

Antech can supply Differential Shafts & Differential Friction Rings in sizes ranging from 1″ Diameter up to 16″ Diameter and hold some standard sizes in stock for a faster delivery. Read More

Air Shaft Repairs & Spares

Antech Converting provide an extensive spares and repairs service for all its Air Shafts, Air Chucks & Safety Chucks to support the performance and life span of all products.

Antech Converting supplies spares quality and the continued availability of high quality genuine spare parts, in comparison to other converting equipment manufacturers and, offer a 24-hour delivery service for stock parts wherever possible.

We also offer a full repair and refurbishment facility for all makes of Air shafts, Chucks & Bowed Rollers from our manufacturing headquarters in Denmead. So please contact us prior to returning your Shaft & Chucks back to us and we will do the rest.

Alum-a-Lift Lifting Devices

Alum-A-Lift is a forerunner in the construction of custom material handling ergonomic lifting devices. These highly engineered material handling ergonomic lifts manoeuvre objects too heavy for the unaided human.

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